To contextualize just how talented great NBA players were in their prime, see YouTube footage of their play post-retirement.
Enter 41-year-old Rasheed Wallace, a Philadelphia-bred future NBA hall of famer known for being an absolute dog at the power forward position during his 16-year career.
For aging basketball players, especially those whose game centers around their athleticism, the first sign of decline comes when their legs go. Like many greats before him, this, too, was Wallace’s fate, though his ability to shoot the three transformed him from a premier star into serviceman. But video footage of him playing in a pro-am game says he can still give the average joe plenty of buckets.
At one point in the clip, ‘Sheed does a 360-degree windmill dunk, which this writer never recalls being in his arsenal.